Cookies and Similar Technologies

Capitalized terms used herein have the meaning given to such terms in our Privacy Policy.

Why do we use cookies and similar technology?

We use cookies on our Websites to provide you a great online experience. In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, tags, and scripts on our Websites or in our emails to help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by our applicable analytics providers.

What type of cookies do we use?

  • Essential or Necessary Cookies These cookies are needed to help you access and move around our Websites. Without these cookies, our Websites would not work, and you would not be able to use some critical features.
  • Functionality Cookies These cookies are used to remember the information you have entered or choices you make on the Websites, such as whether you’re logged in with your CostCharts account. These preferences are remembered using persistent cookies so that the next time you visit our Websites you will not have to set them again.
  • Analytics Cookies These cookies help us understand how our Websites are being used so that we make improvements. These cookies can provide us with anonymous information to help us understand which parts of our Websites interest our visitors and if they experience any errors. We use these cookies to test different designs and features for our Websites and also use them to help us monitor how our visitors reach our Websites.
  • Advertising Cookies These third-party cookies ensure that advertisements shown to you on our Websites and other web sites are as relevant to you as possible. These third-party cookies record information about your use of advertisements to help us improve your experience. For example, these third-party cookies are placed by third-party advertising platforms or networks to deliver ads and track ad performance and enable advertising networks to deliver ads that may be appropriate to you based upon your activities on our Websites. They may subsequently use information about your visit to target you with advertising that you may be interested in on our Websites and other web sites.

Third-Party Features and Widgets

Some pages of our Websites include third-party plugins or other features such as the LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or other share buttons through a third-party social media or email service. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Websites, and set a cookie to enable the feature to function correctly. Your use or interaction with these plugins and features is governed by the privacy policy and terms of use of the third-party company providing it.